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Woods stars as attorney Danny Davis, who has the unenviable task of providing a defense in the notorious McMartin child molestation trial. In 1983, Manhattan Beach, California was rocked by reports that some 60 preschoolers had been abused at a day-care center. Seven defendants were accused thanks to lurid videotaped interviews with the children. The trial lasted six years (the longest and most expensive on record) and all charges were eventually dismissed. It's clear from this telepic that public hysteria and media hype lead to a grave miscarriage of justice that put the legal system on trial as well.

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Available on Running time 132 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
True Stories, Order in the Court, Justice Prevails...?, Child Abuse, Mass Media, Day Care/Nursery School
Screenplay
Abby Mann, Myra Mann
Cast
James Woods, Henry Thomas, Mercedes Ruehl, Shirley Knight, Sada Thompson, Mark Blum, Alison Elliott, Chelsea Field, Richard Bradford, Lolita (David) Davidovich
Cinematography
Rodrigo Garcia
Director
Mick Jackson
Music
Peter Melnick
Producer
Diana Pokorny, Oliver Stone, Janet Yang, Abby Mann, Abby Mann Productions, Ixtlan Production, Breakheart Films, HBO Pictures

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